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The Life Scientific

Episode 146: Tim O'Brien on transient stars and science and music festivals

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Astrophysicist Tim O'Brien explains to Jim Al-Khalili how he combines studying how stars explode with running music gigs around the iconic radio telescope at Jodrell Bank. Show more

The Listening Project

The Listening Project Goes to the Polls

The Voting Dilemma

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Eavesdropping on the arguments, ambitions and bewilderment of voters facing their democratic decisions in the run-up to the 2017 general election. Fi Glover presents. Show more

Woman's Hour

Children and trauma, Charlotte Harris at Chelsea, Children of alcoholics, Tasha Eurich

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

How do you talk to children about terrorism? Hilary, the adult child of an alcoholic tells her story. Charlotte Harris at the Chelsea Flower Show, Tasha Eurich on self-awareness. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Reporter:
Jo Morris
Producer:
Erin Riley
Interviewed Guest:
Sunny Kleo
Interviewed Guest:
Nicky Cox
Interviewed Guest:
Charlotte Harris
Interviewed Guest:
Tasha Eurich

Anthony returns to 1973 and his summer in Cape Cod where he started out as bottle washer and skivvy. Starring Sargon Yelda. Show more

Home Front

23 May 1917 - Esme Macknade

Duration: 11 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1917, dog shows were banned under a new amendment to the Defence of the Realm act, but in Folkestone, the cookery competition yields unexpected results. Show more

Contributors

Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Nancy Parker:
Jane Whittenshaw
Oscar Hendrickx:
Pierre Elliot
Reg Roach:
Arthur Smith
Alice Macknade:
Claire Louise Cordwell
Maggie Macknade:
Hollie Thoupos
Lady Penfold:
Elaine Claxton
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David

Tumanbay

Series 2

Kiss My Fingers

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Threat of plague brings Barakat into conflict with Effendi Red. Meanwhile, Manel must now prove her commitment to the rebels by undertaking a dangerous mission. Show more

Great Lives

Series 42

Peter Williams of Jack Wills chooses Steve Jobs

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Businessman Peter Williams chooses the founder of Apple, the abrasive but brilliant, Steve Jobs. With Matthew Parris. From 2017. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matthew Parris
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Williams
Interviewed Guest:
Luke Dormehl

Front Row

Tributes to Sir Roger Moore, The return of Twin Peaks, American crime writer Bill Beverly

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Arts news, interviews and reviews. Tributes to Sir Roger Moore, who has died, the return of cult TV drama Twin Peaks, plus American crime writer Bill Beverly. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Laura Snapes
Interviewed Guest:
Matt Thorne
Interviewed Guest:
Bill Beverly
Interviewed Guest:
John Glen
Interviewed Guest:
Andrew Collins

Anthony returns to 1973 and his summer in Cape Cod where he started out as bottle washer and skivvy. Starring Sargon Yelda. Show more

The Life Scientific

Episode 146: Tim O'Brien on transient stars and science and music festivals

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Astrophysicist Tim O'Brien explains to Jim Al-Khalili how he combines studying how stars explode with running music gigs around the iconic radio telescope at Jodrell Bank. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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